Weekly Digest May 8th

How are you feeling this week?

Joel Bein
Joel Bein

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Mindset for Success

Be a Doer. Don't watch life happen from the sidelines. You have one life, so go create it!

Beat the resume scanner by side-stepping the portals entirely. Find a real person to reach out to and shoot them a personal email. Include something that's too good to ignore (like a pitch!) and you're in.

Feeling is better than Freezing. Allow yourself to feel what you're feeling, even if it's negative (e.g. stressed, frustrated). Name it. Accept it. Then, keep going!

Quote of the Week

“'Someday' is a disease that will take your dreams to the grave with you. If it’s important to you and you want to do it 'eventually,' just do it and course correct along the way."

― Tim Ferriss

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Joel Bein

Joel Bein is Chief of Content and Coaching at Career Hackers and passionate about personal growth and self-driven learning. As a trained musician, he is Founder of the New Orleans Chamber Players.